Saturday, November 10, 2012

Sweet Potato Chews For Dogs

Here's a simple dog treat recipe: Sweet Potato Chews.
It is so simple there is only one ingredient!

sweet potato chews
Sweet potato chews

This homemade dog treats recipe is courtesy of Joy Clemens of Hiwatari 
Kennel and yields healthy and natural dog treats. 

What you need:
  • Sweet potato, any size
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Cut a flat side off the sweet potato. 
  • Then, make 3-4 lengthwise cuts form this. 
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 10-15 minutes.
  • Turn the pieces over.
  • Bake another 10-15 minutes.
  • Let cool. The longer they cool, the harder and chewier they become.
No need to worry about over-baking. The chews will darken, but will hold their color unless they burn. But even then, dogs will still enjoy them with burnt edges.

Sweet potato dog treats provide vitamins A and C for your dog, which are necessary for healthy eyes, skin and gums. 

Click the link for a dog cake recipe for sweet potato cake, using cinnamon and a very minimal amount of  marshmallows, just for a different taste. All of the ingredients are human grade, so if you find your own mouth watering, and it probably will because the aroma is wonderful, you can feel free to share with your pooch, if he lets you.

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    1 comment:

    1. Using a dehydrator to take all the moisture out will give the chews a longer shelf life.